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Henry Cisneros Quotes and Sayings
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The hurricane complicates things in that what would
have been purely a business decision becomes a decision of the heart.
- Henry Cisneros

We can either allow our youth to shoot baskets or watch
them continue to shoot people.
- Henry Cisneros

Americans are a can-do people, an enthusiastic people,
a problem-solving people.
And when given a direction and given a plan,
they'll sign on.
- Henry Cisneros

As Secretary of Housing, I do have to express alarm,
signal the alarm if you will, that the potential for
homelessness to grow is there.
- Henry Cisneros

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I was a little lacking in vision as mayor -
I failed to understand the significance that housing
and the revitalization of housing means for a city.
- Henry Cisneros

I don't think we have any time to waste.
- Henry Cisneros

My life is the eye of the hurricane -
an island of calm in a sea of uncertainty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

The big lesson I learned from Hurricane Katrina is
that we have to be thinking about the unthinkable because
sometimes the unthinkable happens.
- Michael Leavitt

Actually, it was first a movie called Gale Force,
which was a hurricane movie.
That script never came together, and then the same
deal was replaced with Cliffhanger.
- Renny Harlin

The first rule of hurricane coverage is that every
broadcast must begin with palm trees bending in the wind.
- Carl Hiaasen

Along with you, I have witnessed the unfortunate rise
in gasoline prices that has accompanied the summer
driving season and the more recent spike in prices
due to Hurricane Katrina.
- Bob Ney

Last year, when we were in Mobile, Al.,
covering Hurricane Ivan, we heard the stories of poor people,
many of them black stranded downtown because they had no way out.
- Al Roker

I also want to encourage anybody who was affected by
Hurricane Corina to make sure their children are in school.
- Laura Bush

Anyone who says they're not afraid at the time of a
hurricane is either a fool or a liar,
or a little bit of both.
- Anderson Cooper

I haven't actually spoken to my parents since the hurricane.
- Faith Ford

Hurricane season routinely strikes the Caribbean harder than the U.S.
- Charles Rangel

Where I am they can smell out a hurricane.
My house survived Hurricane Hazel, but it didn't get past Hugo.
- Mickey Spillane

A Congressional Budget Office study estimated that
gulf energy infrastructure repair costs will be between
$18 billion and $31 billion,
just from the damages the hurricane created.
- Mark Foley

It is better to meet danger than to wait for it.
He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane,
stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck.
- Charles Caleb Colton

The hurricane flooded me out of a lot of memorabilia,
but it can't flood out the memories.
- Tom Dempsey

Reports of a hurricane are unfounded.
- Michael Fish

It was like being in the eye of a hurricane.
You'd wake up in a concert and think,
Wow, how did I get here?
- John Lennon

It's not just a hurricane.
It's the demand for gas in China...
We're paying $3 a gallon, and the oil companies are
making historic profits every quarter.
- Ron Klein

I was very disappointed that Denzel didn't win Best
Actor for The Hurricane because I thought he deserved it.
- Norman Jewison

We're learning as we go.
We're a lot smarter this time.
We understand what it takes to mobilize away from the threat of a hurricane.
- Ray Nagin

We have thousands of patients and family members who
are dealing with dual devastation,
cancer and the hurricane.
- Greg Anderson

The administration is using the devastation of Hurricane
Katrina to cut the wages of people desperately trying
to rebuild their lives and their communities.
- George Miller

I also believe that Hurricane Katrina did reveal a
weakness in our energy supply systems,
highlighting the reliance this country has on the gulf
coast for our energy resources.
- Steve Buyer

The generosity of the American public toward the victims
of Hurricane Katrina and the Tsunami has been reflected
in the outpouring of support for the Pakistani earthquake victims.
- Jon Porter

Working with Mel Gibson is a little like waltzing with a hurricane.
It's always exciting, and you're never quite sure where it's going to take you.
- James Caviezel

The same things that lead to disparities in health
in this country on a day-to-day basis led to disparities
in the impact of Hurricane Katrina.
- David Satcher

Two things Florida can teach the other 49 states:
how to make a good margarita and how to deal with the
aftermath of a hurricane.
- Tom Feeney

It is proper that the federal government help alleviate
short-term disruptions and price spikes such as those
brought about by Hurricane Katrina.
- Mel Martinez

The Minnesota spirit of compassion and help for people
in need has moved countless Minnesotans to step forward
to provide relief for the survivors of Hurricane Katrina.
- Jim Ramstad

Denzel has been that leading man, but it took him a
while to get to Training Day and Hurricane Carter.
- Shemar Moore

Hurricane Katrina exposed the harsh reality that we
have been skating on thin ice when it comes to this
country's energy concentrations on the Gulf Coast.
- Pete Domenici

Nearly two weeks have passed since Hurricane Katrina
made landfall along the Gulf Coast,
and while we are still dealing with the tremendous devastation -
and will be for quite some time -
we are also seeing increased signs of recovery and help in our region.
- Jo Bonner

But I think the bottom line right now is to take the
constructive criticism and use that to build toward,
as I say, the hurricane season that is 100 days away.
And we don't have a lot of time to waste before we
start to address that next set of challenges.
- Michael Chertoff

The Society of American Civil Engineers,
someone who's going to come in and say to the public,
we've looked at, we've examined, we've reviewed the
repairs and we think they're strong enough to withstand
the type of hurricane that -
that could hit the city this season.
- Marc Morial

Well, I'm not excusing the fact that planning and preparedness
was not where it should be.
We've known for 20 years about this hurricane,
this possibility of this kind of hurricane.
- Michael Chertoff

America is a hurricane, and the only people who do
not hear the sound are those fortunate if incredibly
stupid and smug White Protestants who live in the center,
in the serene eye of the big wind.
- Norman Mailer

Hurricane Katrina, coupled with Hurricane Rita,
which came promptly on Katrina's heels,
claimed more than 1,200 American lives.
Together, they caused more than $200 billion in damage.
- Ellen Tauscher

I pointed out on the floor last year,
after Hurricane Katrina, we were very proud that one
of our National Guard engineering battalions was called to Louisiana.
And they did a magnificent job.
- Kit Bond

As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly,
when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky.
So up to the house-top the coursers they flew,
with the sleigh full of toys, and St.
Nicholas too.
- Clement Clarke Moore

Thousands of people may have been killed by hurricane
Katrina and many more could die in its aftermath because
of the President's refusal to heed the calls of governors
for help in repairing the infrastructure in their states.
- Charles Rangel

In the immediate aftermath of the hurricane,
I sent a letter to EPA Administrator Stephen L Johnson
urging him to waive regulations to allow for the early
sale of winter grade fuel to help with gasoline shortages and gasoline prices.
- Bob Ney

And one of the things I want to say,
Wolf,
is we're 100 days from hurricane season,
and we've got to start focusing on what we're going
to do to make ourselves ready for the next hurricane.
- Michael Chertoff

I worked with the same trainer that worked with Denzel
Washington in THe Hurricane.
It was three months of training, five days a week,
4 to 5 hours a day.
This was followed by a month of choreography.
- Wentworth Miller

Hurricane Katrina this past week was certainly the
worst episode in what has become an all-too-familiar and tragic cycle,
and our nation is now faced with a set of unprecedented challenges.
- Jo Bonner

I think we're in good shape, but the tragedy of Hurricane
Katrina is in some small way mitigated by the fact
that we now have more people talking about it,
thinking about it and working on it,
so that we will be more vigilant and ready.
- John Hickenlooper

My heart goes out to victims and survivors of the Hurricane
Katrina tragedy and to their families.
This disaster will go down in history books as one
of the largest natural disasters in U.S.
history.
- Ellen Tauscher

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Today is your day to dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
invite rainbows and butterflies out to play,
soar your spirit, and unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to paint life in bold colors;
set today's rhythm with your heart-drum;
walk today's march with courage;
create today as your celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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